Is school uniform still necessary?

Is school uniform still significant?

Redi asks, is school uniform still necessary? She confesses that she is quite conservative when it comes to school uniform - she says she likes the tradition and ceremony of it.

She looks at a University of Missouri study that school uniform does not improve school safety or academic discipline.

In another study there were findings that school uniform may have improved graduation and attendance rates.

The cost of school uniform

Some listeners had strong opinions on the cost of school uniform these days:

School uniform is South Africa costs so much! Just a blazer costs R600. Imagine!

Listen to the full conversation here:


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